Ken Jautz Biography – Ken Jautz Wiki
Ken Jautz serves as executive vice president, CNN-US, responsible for HLN, as well as group operations, business affairs, and the Newsource affiliate service. Being a longtime CNN and Turner Broadcasting executive, he has managed several networks, including HLN, CNNfn, and n-tv, a German national news channel. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He worked as a local newspaper reporter and a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press before becoming CNN’s bureau chief in Germany. Among the stories, he covered for the network were the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent revolutions in East European countries; the 1991 Gulf War; the dissolution of the Soviet Union; and the break-up of Yugoslavia and resulting Balkan conflicts.
In 1995 to 2000, he worked for Turner Broadcasting Europe, first as a London-based business development executive helping launch news channels and programs in several European countries, then as the Berlin, Germany-based managing director of n-tv, which operated the first all-news television network in Germany. He also served as executive vice president of CNN’s business news unit from 2001 to 2004, during which time he managed the CNNfn network, helped launch the CNNMoney website, and oversaw all business programming on CNN/U.S., including several award-winning weekday and weekend business programs.
In September 2010, he was named by Jim Walton, the president of CNN Worldwide, as president of CNN/U.S. programming replacing Jonathan Klein. Scot Safon was named as his replacement. He served until 2013. During his tenure, the network commissioned its first non-fiction series from outside producers and received critical acclaim for its commitment to international reporting, including a Peabody award and Emmy award for coverage of the Arab Spring in 2011. From 2005 to 2010, he was responsible for HLN where he revamped and re-branded the network formerly known as CNN Headline News and created a host of new shows that cumulatively posted record ratings for the network, including Morning Express with Robin Meade, Nancy Grace, Showbiz Tonight and Joy Behar.
Ken Jautz Age
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Ken Jautz Wife
He is the husband of Kristin Jautz a German national he met while he was in Germany; they have two children.
Ken Jautz Children
He has two children.
Ken Jautz Net Worth
Ken Jautz’s estimated net worth stands at about $2 Million.